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Eunice Chiu
Eunice Chiu - OLN

Eunice Chiu

Partner

Contact Details
Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: (852) 2186 1885
Mobile: (852) 9169 4356

Practice Areas
Dispute resolution

Eunice is a partner with the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group.  She is qualified to practise in Hong Kong and Canada with extensive experience advising financial institutions, corporations and high net-worth individuals in multi-jurisdictional disputes including:

  • bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and related litigation arising from such proceedings
  • multi-party, cross-border shareholders’ disputes
  • contractual disputes
  • white collar crime including financial regulatory investigations and related judicial review proceedings
  • internet fraud and money-laundering
  • trademark disputes
  • defamation and breach of privacy claims
  • land disputes
  • trust and estate disputes for private clients

Prior to joining OLN, Eunice was a member of the litigation teams of international and PRC-based law firms and a prosecutor for the Canadian government.

Notable Cases

  • Acting for the liquidator and provisional liquidator in over 40 highly-contested winding up proceedings as part of a global insolvency and restructuring process of a multi-national fish trading conglomerate with worldwide operations and entities listed in HK and Singapore.
  • Acting for a PRC-controlled company in setting aside an interim injunction and commencing proceedings for the appointment of a provisional liquidator in an offshore jurisdiction with a view to removing directors within the group on the basis of equitable winding up.
  • Defending shareholders in a suit commenced by the trustees-in-bankruptcy of a previous shareholder (the bankrupt) alleging that the sale of shares by the bankrupt should be declared void for lack of consideration.
  • Representing an international private bank in bankruptcy proceedings against a guarantor with a high profile in Asia.
  • Acting for the respondent in a high-profile appeal to the UK Privy Council in a shareholder’s dispute involving a Macau casino license and land ownership rights.
  • Acting for an agritech company in pursuing a share buy-out and the interim reconstitution of the board in unfair prejudice proceedings.
  • Leading a series of judicial review and injunction proceedings for a funds house, advising on compliance with search warrants and notices issued under the Securities and Futures Ordinance.
  • Assisting corporate victims of internet fraud in tracing monies transferred to accounts in the PRC and Hong Kong; defending a PRC citizen investigated by the police and the Commercial Crime Bureau for money laundering.
  • Acting for a shipping port equipment manufacturer in arbitration proceedings to defend breach of contract and tort claims.
  • Defending the shareholder of a securities company against a claim of breach of the share sale and purchase agreement in arbitration proceedings.
  • Representing a company in obtaining interim injunctive relief in a defamation and breach of privacy suit against an individual. 
  • Acting for a statutory body in defending a suit against a vexatious litigant.
  • Acting for a high net-worth individual in seeking a declaration of constructive trust against the registered owner of multi-million properties located in HK and Canada.

Eunice is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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